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Kyoto Morning Tour

Kyoto Morning Tour


Tour Feature

This tour is recommended for those traveling to Kyoto for the first time. Visit popular sightseeing spots efficiently, all before noon! Visit the World Heritage Site of Nijo Castle,Kinkaku-ji Temple, with its beautiful golden Shariden (a building in which Buddha's ashes are enshrined), and see its elegantly beautiful garden, and the Kyoto Imperial Palace, which was used as the Emperor's residence until about 150 years ago.


Tour Schedule

8:30 AM     Depart from Avanti's Sunrise Tours Desk (across from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit) 


- Nijo Castle 

- Kinkaku-ji Temple 

- [Except Mondays]Kyoto Imperial Palace 

- [Mondays (and Tuesdays when Monday is a national holiday)] Kitano Tenmangu Shrine 


12:40 PM - 1:00 PM     Tour ends at Kyoto station

  • Pricing

    $78.00 per person(Adult) / $68.00 per person (Child, age 6-11)

    *Customers under 6 years of age can join the tour at free of charge on their parents lap.

  • Dates

    2021’1/16-12/30 : Daily *Except for 2/21

  • Inclusions

    ・Entrance fees


    ・English-speaking guide

  • Exclusions

    ・Trip insurance

    ・Transportation to tour pick-up location (if needed)

    ・Personal expenses such as buying souvenirs


  • Cancellation Policy


    Time of Cancellation

    Cancellation Charges

    No show/Cancellation after the tour has left


    The day of the tour (before start time)


    4 days to 1 day before the tour


    10 days to 5 days before the day of the tour


  • Important Notes (Remarks)

    [Reception Method]

    At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.


    [Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]

    If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.


    [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]

    The Kyoto Imperial Palace is closed on the following days. As such, the tour will visit Kitano Tenmangu Shrine instead.

    (Mondays, Tuesday if Monday is a national holiday, May 14-17 for the Aoi Festival, New Year's holidays, and whenever there is an Imperial Household event)

    The tour will visit Nishi Hongan-ji Temple instead of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine on January 25 and October 25.

    Nijo Castle is closed on Tuesdays in January, July, August, and December. (Closed on the following day if Tuesday is a holiday.) If closed, or if the tour is during the year-end/New Year's holidays, Ryoan-ji Temple will be visited instead.

    After sightseeing at Kyoto Imperial Palace, the bus will stop by the lunch venue for the 1-day tour. After that, participants will be dropped off at Kyoto Station.

    The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.

    Seats may not be designated.

    Depending on the number of participants, a sedan or taxi van may be used instead.

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